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Kelly R. Murtha

Legal & Policy Advisor on Business 

Development and Retail Marijuana


Kelly joined our Firm after nearly a decade spent in Silicon Valley.  Her tenure there involved serving in cutting edge business development capacities for a diverse array of national and international clients and employers, such as Orbitz, Netflix and Shutterfly,  

Today, Kelly leads many of our business and retail/medical marijuana clients through opposition research, due diligence, risk tolerance assessment, regulatory compliance and business development.  She is also available to walk our clients and/or their new employees through the strict and detailed obligations for all marijuana-industry participants, including owners, managers, employees and contractors.  


Kelly holds a B.S. in Business, with a minor in marketing, from the prestigious Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado at Boulder.  In the new and rapidly expanding legal marijuana arena, she has engaged with dozens of medical/retail marijuana industry leaders, both in Colorado and across the nation.  For full disclosure: Kelly is not an attorney but we've specifically added her to our team for the purpose of providing our clients through a cost-effective approach to the initial stages of business strategy.*


A Colorado native, Kelly enjoys all of our state's myriad outdoor activities, including skiing and hiking.  In her spare time, she actively pursues philanthropic efforts, both domestically and abroad, with past favorite adventures including working with Habitat For Humanity to build sustainable housing in Thailand. 

*NOTE: Our clients consistently report that they benefit greatly from Kelly's expert knowledge, provided at a substantial cost savings in the alternative to working directly with a Firm attorney at all times. As to comply with all of our Firm's ethical obligations under the Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct ("C.R.P.C."), Kelly does not engage in the practice of law and all work product in which she engages or assists is uniformly reviewed in detail by a Firm attorney being being released for Client use, court filing, or service to any other party.